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Exercise 3.2

This exercise was focussing on using slow shutter speeds to show motion within the frame. This is something I have a reasonable amount of experience with and I really love to play with so I was really looking forward to this exercise. 864 more words


Historical resist printing

Whilst visiting Bratislava I discovered Slovak Blueprinting. This is a process of resist printing with indigo dyeing that has a strong traditional history but is slowly dying out. 410 more words

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Fine tuning

I felt that the flower was lacking a little depth and decided to experiment with adding a further layer of black fabric at the very bottom. 37 more words

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'SMRT' Death - Prague National Museum

Whilst visiting Prague for two days to see my piece of work in the Mini Textiles Exhibition, I couldn’t believe my luck in finding a large exhibition at the… 349 more words

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Item 4 beginning ideas

After visiting the exhibition at Gallery x in Bratislava I became fascinated with the possibilities of polyester manipulation as well as it’s potential to create vessels. 245 more words

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Assignment 1 Feedback

Sarah, this is a really interesting take on the first assignment that actually works very well. I do think surrealism still has lots to offer as an area of expression and we only have to take a look at world events and the juxtaposition of the hundreds of images we see on a daily basis to get some sense of our contemporary times. 1,129 more words

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Assignment 1 A Portrait

For the majority of this assignment I drew inspiration from “Dali’s Mustache” a book by the renown photographer Phillipe Halsman and famous artist Salvador Dali.  Halsman was an extremely well known portrait photographer with 101 ‘Life’ magazine cover’s to his credit. 623 more words

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